Shale is the University of Kentucky's own undergraduate literary arts journal. Comprised of fiction, poetry, and visual art from talented UK students, Shale is published once a semester to much fanfare. Part of that fanfare is the traditional reception, an event that is free to attend to an art-loving public. Students published in Shale, fans of the magazine, and a number of faculty members meet to celebrate another successfully assembled issue, as well as share their work in a public reading.
The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature bestselling Southern author Jill McCorkle at the 2014 conference scheduled for Sept. 12-13.
International Ladino recording star and song writer Sarah Aroeste will speak at UK today and perform in Lexington tonight.
The UK Appalachian Center is sponsoring a panel and book signing marking the 75th anniversary of the Frontier Nursing University, as part of year-long attention to the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.
An appearance by Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author, speaker and commentator, on March 27 kicks off the two-day Conference on Political and Economic Inequality, hosted by the UK Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Late Night Film Series will host award-winning filmmaker, author and community activist dream hampton, who will be presenting an exclusive director's cut of her current documentary "Transparent" at 7 p.m. Friday, March 28, at the Worsham Theater.
Linda Arnold, professor emerita of history at Virginia Tech University, will speak on the topic at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in the Niles Gallery of the Lucille Little Fine Arts Library.
Bernard LaFayette Jr., an associate of Martin Luther King Jr., will speak on his leadership experience in the voting rights movement in Selma, Ala. on March 25.
UK Special Collections is exploring the rich, diverse culture of Appalachia with its "Immigrants in the Coalfields" exhibit on display through April 4.
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Day long symposium about Axolotls.